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Naturalization Litigation

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Naturalization Litigation Attorneys

Do not try to navigate the court system and face off against the federal government on your own. Instead, seek help from an experienced immigration litigation lawyer from IMMpact Litigation. We are attorneys from three different respected immigration law firms working together to bring successful immigration litigation when needed.

Challenges with Naturalization

Not every naturalization application is approved, and some people hit roadblocks in their attempt to become United States citizens. If your application is delayed or was denied by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), you can take action to seek an answer or appeal a denial. Naturalization litigation takes place in federal court, and these are often complex matters.

Becoming a U.S. citizen is a major goal for many people, as citizenship has several important benefits. People who are citizens of foreign countries must seek U.S. citizenship through the naturalization process. This involves meeting many requirements and having an application approved by USCIS. Applicants must then pass a test and demonstrate basic knowledge of the U.S. government and the English language. 

Some people who go through the application process find that their application is wrongfully denied or they cannot get an answer from USCIS for too long of a time. If your application is being unreasonably delayed or you received a denial that you believe is wrongful, you might need to file naturalization litigation to get the results you deserve. 

How Naturalization Litigation Works

Naturalization litigation is highly complicated. It takes place in federal court, which involves many different rules and procedures. Any error can jeopardize your entire case, so you need an experienced immigration litigation attorney to handle this process for you. 

Our team of immigration lawyers handles many types of federal lawsuits and appeals, including those stemming from naturalization cases. We determine the outcome you should have and bring all of our resources and experience to the table to fight for that outcome.

We can:

  • Review your naturalization case to determine whether USCIS acted improperly
  • Answer your questions and carefully explain how the legal process works
  • Identify the basis for your litigation, which might be 8 USC 1447 (Denial of Application for Naturalization Hearing) or 8 USC 1446 (mandamus action to compel the processing of your application)
  • Prepare and file the petition in the proper federal court that has jurisdiction over your case

Each case is different and will involve unique issues and arguments. We know how to present the strongest possible case for your mandamus action or appeal of a denial. 

Speak with a Naturalization Litigation Attorney

All federal litigation is complicated, and a failure to understand or follow the correct procedures can easily jeopardize your chances of becoming a U.S. citizen. If you are having difficulty receiving an answer on your application or you received a denial, do not wait to seek assistance.

The unique legal team at IMMpact Litigation is determined to stand up for clients and their rights through immigration litigation, including naturalization cases. To learn more about our work, please visit our Notable Cases page. To inquire about our services, please use our online contact form.

Through strategic litigation we can be the voice for equality and a more just legal system.

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